26 January 2006
This chap was completely green when I focussed, I was not getting a good view, took a step closer and he turned brown when I clicked, I think I took the transition. I wanted to take another picture and this chap refused to pose and just disappeared. Thought I could put him on the witness stand and watch his colours changing.
Took these pictures yesterday, very long trek, I was completely drenched in sweat, I did not feel tired while on the trek as it happens always when I am lost in nature, but I was feeling miserable for having booked my return ticket by the night train. This was not planned, I had a free day, thought I could see the surrounding places. I was worried about reaching the railway station on time, had to go 80 kilometers from this remote place, completely dependant on public transport. This is Thattakad, Kerala, a bird sanctuary and reserve forest. Now I am feeling tired, couldn't sleep in the train, too many kids jumping around and constant ringing of mobiles kept me awake. I was listening to music all night long.
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This is a different chap, different witness, too willing to pose. This is not a full frame, I didn't want to disturb him like I did to the other chap.